Danaher is offering 11 million shares of its common stock at $123 per share and 1.5 million shares of its mandatory convertible preferred stock at $1,000 per share.
Danaher is financing the deal with $3 billion from an equity offering, cash on hand, and proceeds from an issuance of debt and/or new credit facilities.
Freshly minted as a "unicorn," the Utah healthcare data analytics powerhouse is building up a new life sciences division to aid biotech development and precision medicine.
The company, which employs 300 people, axed 30 jobs in the US and 25 jobs from its overseas operations as it refocuses on therapeutic development.
The Jamaican Lion strain was sequenced and assembled with DASH funding, and will be published via "crypto-incentivized, blockchain-recorded peer review."
Genetic and phenotypic data for Million Veteran Program participants led to loss-of-function changes in a gene inhibited by cilostazol.
Organizers of a data analysis challenge remain hopeful that a recent update to the Connectivity Map resource will lead to breakthroughs in DILI detection by next year.
Backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Polaris Partners, Camp4 hopes its high-resolution gene maps can shorten and remove risk from the drug development process.
Saturation mutagenesis of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum identified almost 2,700 essential genes during the blood stage of infection.
By sequencing and characterizing the genome of Artemisia annua, researchers uncovered gene expansions and regulatory features linked to artemisinin production.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.